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Commons Amendments

Volume 413: debated on Tuesday 21 October 1980

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161 Schedule 7, page 88, line 8, at end insert—

44A. At the end of section 298 (all offences to be bailable), there shall be added the following subsection—
"(3) For the avoidance of doubt, the foregoing provisions of this section apply whether or not the person is in custody at such time as he appears for the disposal of his application.".'.

162 Schedule 7, page 88, line 9, after solicitor),' insert '—( a)'.

163 Schedule 7, page 88, line 11, at end insert—

'(b) the existing words after "en-titled" shall be paragraph (a) of the section; and
(c) after that paragraph there shall be inserted the following paragraph—
"(b) to be told what his rights under paragraph (a) above are.".'.

164 Schedule 7, page 89, line 8, at end insert—

"51A. In section 380 (power of court, in summary proceedings, to adjourn a case before sentence)—
  • (a) in subsection (1) there shall be inserted before the proviso the words "or ordain him to appear at the adjourned diet"; and
  • (b) in subsection (2), for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—
  • "(a) review the order appealed against and either grant bail on such conditions as it thinks tit or ordain the accused to appear at the adjourned diet;".'.

    My Lords, these amendments are consequential on Amendment No. 157. I beg to move them en bloc.

    Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendments.— ( The Earl of Mansfield.)

    On Question, Motion agreed to.